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Additional Photos- Friday Club ‘Smart Politix’

Further photographs from Friday Club Edition 030409

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to do

1- licensing the new work using creative commons licensing (refer to licensing page on this blog)
2-upload personal projects to flickr
3-upload personal projects to their own page on this blog
>place personal projects images(72 dpi .jpgs) and text in the photo folder> photoindex>personal projects> folder with your name
>refer to nicola’s page on this blog for archival tags.
Specs to consider:
Title:
Artist:
Type:
Date:
Description:
Subject:
Measurements: …x…
Location: London South Bank University Digital Photography Dept
ID Number: PI-RGSB-NP001(PI=Photographic Index, RGSB=Reinterpretation Girls Subcultures Box, XY001=YOUR INITIALS followed by three digits as in NP001, NP002, NPetc )
Licensing: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales, Nicola Penfold c/o London South Bank University, Digital Photography Course, UK
refer to individual photo page for photo’s archival tag

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week 12

Hi, here’s a summary of our 12th session (Friday 11 May) before the final exhibition hanging up (next friday 18th of May).

I’d like to follow the following outline
1. Licensing of the work using creative commons licensing scheme
2. Peer review
2. Preparation exhibition (2nd part)
3. pm: continuation (individual tutorials if required)

Project 2. Specifications summary
Submission deadline Friday 11 May (week 13). Installing the exhibition: Friday 18 May.

For this part of the project you were asked to produce a series of 3-7 (minimum) portraits that reinterpret the box GS, setting it in the context of contemporary youth culture.

You were asked to explore one or more of the following aspects:
1. The concept of subculture/lifestyle as a theoretical model to interpret photographically the cultural sensibilities of contemporary youth
2. The relationship between youth culture and popular culture commodities such as music and fashion.
3. The role of ethnic identity as strategies of negotiation between the traditional and the contemporary cultures, and as affirmation of local urban identities (ie, inner-city districts and neighbourhoods)

You were also asked to reinterpret the archive, throught one or more of the strategies:
4. Everydaying: Adopting the methodology of collecting to archive banal images, questioning how value is added to photographic objects.
5. • Reenacting: Use the core material of an archive as reference to remake photographs in a similar style.
6. Fictionalising: Use your research into the structure of archives to create a fictional narrative that looks for the invisible as well as the visible.

You were asked to produce a porftfolio of exhibition-quality prints according to these criteria
-Hardcopy (for wall display)
– Printed colour (matte)
– Size: A2 /A3 (flexible to other formats)
– Unmounted

– cd (through the office):
To submit your work it will be necessary to save it in a cd in the following formats:
• Photographs selected for the exhibitiion must be saved in two sets
– as .tiff files at 300 dpi
– as .Jpeg files at 72 dpi
• Text, including production analysis, must be saved as word documents.
• ALL SUBMITTED FILES MUST BE CLEARLY MARKED WITH YOUR NAME

So I propose we go through all this, i wil be available for individual tutorials as required
thank you!

Today’s docs:
photographicindex-project-2.doc

Project 2: reinterpreting the GS (girls- subcultures) box- Peer Review formphotographicindex-project-2-peerreview.doc

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photographic index

Welcome to the blog for Photographic Index, part of the BA (Hons) in Digital Photography at the London South Bank University.

Photographic Index is a unit that examines the nature of the photographic image through historical analysis and practical experimentation. It will focus upon understanding of archival practices both in terms of the material aspects of photographic collections and the social constructs and conventions involved. It will also examine some of the social functions photography archiving performs in terms of social representation of the other and everyday life, focusing on snapshot photographs and found images. In the course of this unit you will also look at the relationship between photography and other visual media such as mass media and the moving image

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Key words: youth (sub) cultures, archives, performance, art, photography

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